How to remove startup password in Windows 11

This article teaches you how to remove startup password in Windows 11. Follow the steps bellow, you can remove startup password in Windows 11.

It is quite annoying that every time I light up my computer, Windows 11 requires password to sign in. I do know this is for security of my computer. However, my PC is used by myself all the time. And I don’t need to lock it from others.

After checked all settings, I found it is impossible to remove startup password in Windows 11, at least till now.

But you can make it real by editing registry and enable Windows 11 login without password.

Remove Startup Password in Windows 11 Steps

Press “Win” key(just right aside of left Ctrl) and type registry. And choose “Registry Editor“.

Access the following path of Registry.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\PasswordLess\Device

Double-click DevicePasswordLessBuildVersion to open. Then change the value to 0 and close out.

And then press “Win” key(just right aside of left Ctrl) and type “netplwiz“, press Enter key.

Unselect “Users must enter a username and password to use this computer”, and click OK.

Then you are required to type your Windows 11 login password to make this change come true.

Another Case to Remove Startup Password in Windows 11

If you add password to your computer when you were installing Windows 11, you can never remove it any more. So, if you formatted your hard drive, and install Windows 11, I recommend you not add any password to your PC, you can leave password textbox blank.

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